This Day in History: 1951-05-12

The Toodyay Road Board appointed Mrs. Beatrice Veronica Ferguson as Librarian of the Toodyay Public Library, located in the Road Board Chambers (former Mechanics’ Institute building) on Stirling Terrace. The Library was open on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1.30pm to 4pm; and Saturday, 10.30am to 12 noon.  Mrs. Ferguson held this position until Mar. 1958.

Sources:
Toodyay Road Board minutes, 12 May 1951.
Toodyay herald, 17 May 1951, p.2.
Notes by A.J. Pedder, Secretary-Engineer, Toodyay Road Board, 1959.